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Drop and Give Me 20

The military community is full of successful business owners, managers, and leaders across all industries, military and civilian. Time to show them off and learn from their experiences! Hear stories of active duty members, military spouses, and veterans as host Lindsey Germono shines a spotlight on their challenges, triumphs, and the insights learned through determination and best business practices. Join Lindsey and guests in insightful discussions of what it takes to be a leading military entrepreneur.
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May 1, 2019

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20 Season 3, Lindsey invited Jessica Bertsch, founder of Powerhouse Planning.

Jessica gave us updates on what's going on with her business right now. You will also hear some messages from people she has made an impact on.

Highlights:

  • [02:06] What's new with Jessica
  • [03:18] The testament to being a business owner
  • [04:56] The other element for this podcast
  • [05:30] First letter for Jessica
  • [07:13] Who Randy is
  • [07:59] Second letter for Jessica
  • [08:27] The top 10 things that the messenger love about Jessica
  • [12:03] Third letter for Jessica

Quote:

  • "Non-profit certainly need help."

Links:

014: Powerhouse Planning 
Powerhouse Planning

Apr 15, 2019

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20 Season 3,  Lindsey invited Elizabeth Boardman, the Chief Dreamer and founder of The Milspo Project. 

Elizabeth gave us some updates on what's going with her business since the last time we spoke to her. You will also hear messages from people she made an impact on.

Highlights:

  • [01:00] The tendency to not hear feedback when working alone and not having someone to report to
  • [03:33] What's new with The Milspo Project
  • [04:11] What The Milspo Project is
  • [06:50] Redefining their mission
  • [09:45] First letter for Elizabeth
  • [12:45] On navigating fundraising
  • [14:10] Second letter for Elizabeth
  • [17:00] Stepping back and working on things when running a business

Quote:

  • "Elizabeth owns everything she does and doesn't do. That doesn't mean that every interaction is perfect and every decision is the exact right one. And I'd always, every time, rather work for someone who owns up to mistakes and loses and not just wins."

Links:

001: The Milspo Project
Milspo Project
Milspo Project on Facebook
Milspo Project Membership

Apr 1, 2019

In this episode, Lindsey's guest is Kathy Stoddard Torrey. In today’s show, you’ll hear about Kathy's life now, the people who are always there to support her, and letters from her loved ones.

Topics:

  • [02:30] What Kathy has been up to
  • [05:41] On whether or not she’s still taking clients
  • [07:50] The people who are always there to support to her
  • [11:43] Letter from her youngest son
  • [14:08] Letter from her friend
  • [17:44] Letter from her sister
  • [25:42] Lindsey's failure with employees
  • [31:33] How to connect with Kathy

Quote:

  • "I couldn't just toss everything over to somebody."

Links:

Mar 15, 2019

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20 Season 3,Lindsey's guest is Claire Yanta-O'Mahoney. Claire has been a guest in season 1 of the podcast.

She is the founder of Fleur de Lis Fitness. Lindsey read letters from Claire's loved ones and Claire shared her thoughts on them.

Highlights:

  • [2:36] What is new with Claire and Fleur de Lis Fitness
  • [4:43] The first letter for Claire
  • [6:02] Claire’s sister's response to Lindsey's question
  • [7:18] Third letter for Claire
  • [9:16] Claire's thoughts on the emails
  • [9:48] How Lindsey and Claire met
  • [10:34] Lindsey's two cents for Claire
  • [13:02] Purpose of season 3

Quote:

"Successful entrepreneurs only sight failure as one of their most stabilising steps on the path to success."

Link:

013: FLEUR DE LIS FITNESS
Fleur de Lis Fitness

Mar 1, 2019

In this first episode of Drop and Give Me 20 Season 3, Lindsey visits with Katie Christy. Katie was a guest in Season 1 of Drop and Give Me 20.

Katie hears how she has made an impact on those around her, listen as Lindsey reads these letters!

Highlights:

  • [03:44] The reason Katie wasn't able to continue her business
  • [07:33] Katie's mom shares how her daughter has inspired those around her
  • [11:09] Josh's replies to Lindsey, but Lindsey screws this up
  • [14:28] Abi's words of reflection about Katie
  • [17:55] Tips to listeners

Quote:

"It's so easy for us to shy away from our natural strengths because they come naturally to us, right? We think everyone's good at because we're good at them. And so I think one of the things that we really deny ourselves is that ability to accept praise to refill that tank..." - Katie Christy

 

Link:

006: [MINI-SERIES] ACTIVATE YOUR TALENT with Katie Christy 

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